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Prodigal_SOB

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Location: Back Home Again in Indiana
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Posted: Apr 5, 2014 - 11:41am

 Coaxial wrote:

Very cool...Wow pre-WWI, what a treasure...Hope your Aunt has seen herself in her Mother's glow.

 
  I do too though I must admit I'm fonder of the sideways glance she is giving to her mother in law you can see if you click for the full size.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 5, 2014 - 9:23am

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

  A photo of a photo actually.  It's too old to take out of the frame and I need to set up someplace where I can get it without the reflections.  Any tips from the pros appreciated.  It is my great grandparents (mother's father's parents), their children, children's spouses, and grandchildren.  Grandpa is standing in the back second from right with his lovely wife seated directly beneath him.  Mom is not here yet in fact Grandma and Grandpa are at this point still childless.  However I am told that in this picture Grandma is pregnant with my Aunt Hazel who celebrated her hundredth birthday last November.   I actually remember half of these people but I don't remember them anywhere near this young.

 

 
Great photo. To have one with a large group of the family together is awesome.
And I would make sure you have it labeled so later family members know who they are.
Yes. You need to get that copied so you can pass it on before it falls apart.
Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Apr 5, 2014 - 7:57am

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

  A photo of a photo actually.  It's too old to take out of the frame and I need to set up someplace where I can get it without the reflections.  Any tips from the pros appreciated.  It is my great grandparents (mother's father's parents), their children, children's spouses, and grandchildren.  Grandpa is standing in the back second from right with his lovely wife seated directly beneath him.  Mom is not here yet in fact Grandma and Grandpa are at this point still childless.  However I am told that in this picture Grandma is pregnant with my Aunt Hazel who celebrated her hundredth birthday last November.   I actually remember half of these people but I don't remember them anywhere near this young.

 

 
Very cool...Wow pre-WWI, what a treasure...Hope your Aunt has seen herself in her Mother's glow.
DaveInVA

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Posted: Apr 5, 2014 - 7:10am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
Is that a Lockheed Electra?

 
It sure looks like one but the side windows are different than in the pics I can find of one. The would have been in the 30's before WWII. For some reason he never talked about this part of his Navy career. I have his flight log book and the entries abruptly so I wonder if he washed out? He became a radar officer after that and ended up on an escort carrier in WWII. 
Prodigal_SOB

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Location: Back Home Again in Indiana
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Posted: Apr 5, 2014 - 6:47am


  A photo of a photo actually.  It's too old to take out of the frame and I need to set up someplace where I can get it without the reflections.  Any tips from the pros appreciated.  It is my great grandparents (mother's father's parents), their children, children's spouses, and grandchildren.  Grandpa is standing in the back second from right with his lovely wife seated directly beneath him.  Mom is not here yet in fact Grandma and Grandpa are at this point still childless.  However I am told that in this picture Grandma is pregnant with my Aunt Hazel who celebrated her hundredth birthday last November.   I actually remember half of these people but I don't remember them anywhere near this young.

 
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:52pm

 DaveInVA wrote:
A few old pics I just scanned...

May Dad at 18 (late 1920's)
 

My Dad's first wife he married right out of High School and they got it annulled a few months later. Then he joined the Navy.
 

My Dad with his plane...

 

  Is that a Lockheed Electra?


KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:51pm

 Antigone wrote:

1951, March.

 
One year ahead of my parents.
Antigone

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:50pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
 Antigone wrote:
My parents on their wedding day. My mother's dress (which I still have) is navy. The woman in the back was my aunt (my mother's brother's wife) and the man was my father's father.

001

They look very happy!
What year?

 
1951, March.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:47pm

 Antigone wrote:

Was she a ginger? Sure looks like red hair and freckles. And bright blue eyes. Very pretty.

 
No red hair. The freckles disappeared from the time I can remember. {#Mrgreen}
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

 Antigone wrote:
My parents on their wedding day. My mother's dress (which I still have) is navy. The woman in the back was my aunt (my mother's brother's wife) and the man was my father's father.

001

They look very happy!
What year?


Antigone

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:22pm

My parents on their wedding day. My mother's dress (which I still have) is navy. The woman in the back was my aunt (my mother's brother's wife) and the man was my father's father.

001
Antigone

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 3:02pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

To be honest, I'm guessing at the age. She left me with a lot of photos explaining on the back what was going on. This one was blank.
She was always self conscience about her "big" ears. She was covering them up back then. 

 
Was she a ginger? Sure looks like red hair and freckles. And bright blue eyes. Very pretty.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 1:39pm

 Antigone wrote:

Beautiful, with a tinge of sadness. And she looks older than 16. May be the elaborate hair style.

 
To be honest, I'm guessing at the age. She left me with a lot of photos explaining on the back what was going on. This one was blank.
She was always self conscience about her "big" ears. She was covering them up back then. 
Antigone

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 1:33pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I'm still digging through my moms boxes of photos, and found this one of her in 1946. She was 16.



 
Beautiful, with a tinge of sadness. And she looks older than 16. May be the elaborate hair style.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 - 1:26pm

I'm still digging through my moms boxes of photos, and found this one of her in 1946. She was 16.


skyguy

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Posted: Mar 22, 2014 - 2:07pm

1965 or 66

Me dad and my brother 1965 or 66 Madison Wisconsin
Coaxial

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Posted: Mar 22, 2014 - 1:14pm

{#Good-vibes}
DaveInVA

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Posted: Mar 22, 2014 - 10:52am

A few old pics I just scanned...

May Dad at 18 (late 1920's)
 

My Dad's first wife he married right out of High School and they got it annulled a few months later. Then he joined the Navy.
 

My Dad with his plane...

 
Prodigal_SOB

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Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 21, 2014 - 5:44pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

Good for her!

I hope 34 had good deodorant on.

 
 Well I am actually there to her immediate left but I'm being almost totally obscured by the Michigan player who really should have been standing farther back as the article was about the guy taking the shot (Brian Evans). I don't remember Mr. Evans having any hygiene issues though I'm not sure about the Michigan players.
 
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Mar 21, 2014 - 5:16pm

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:
My mother from her memorable appearance in the 1993 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
 


 
Good for her!

I hope 34 had good deodorant on.
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